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Kitchen Remodeling Tips

Have a big vision for your kitchen remodel? Get tips from our experts on making the most of your budget and your kitchen’s space, layout, function, and style.

Elements of an Award-Winning Kitchen

As the winner of the 2020 Regional Contractor of the Year (CotY) Award for Residential Kitchen Under $30,000, American Wood Reface understands the key elements to an award-winning kitchen. (And this honor marks the 5th win for American Wood Reface as a NARI Contractor of the Year!) The homeowners were tired of dealing with serious […]
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Cabinet Refacing Costs Won’t Break Your Bank

You want a new kitchen. Correction: You’ve wanted a new kitchen for a long time. What’s been holding you back? Not knowing how to plan for it? Unsure of where to even begin? Fears about high costs? At American Wood Reface, we understand. That’s why we’re here to introduce you to the value that high-quality […]
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Why Include Countertops and Flooring in a Cabinet Refacing Project?

Have you ever wondered what can happen when you install new flooring in the kitchen that is thicker or thinner than your previous flooring? Let’s take a deeper look at why it’s a good idea to include new countertops and flooring in your cabinet refacing project to avoid issues that can occur when remodeling a kitchen piecemeal.
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Which Kitchen Countertop Edge Style is Right for You?

You’re thinking about getting new countertops but you didn’t realize there were so many decisions to make. One of those details to decide is countertop edge style. While it may not seem like a huge detail, it can have a pretty significant impact on the overall style of your kitchen. With so many different edge styles to choose from, we thought we’d make it easy for you...
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The Most Beneficial Upgrades You Can Make to Your Kitchen

If you’re considering remodeling your kitchen, you might be wondering what the big must-haves are in terms of materials and features. If you’re working on a tight budget and know you can’t touch everything, there are a few things you should make a priority that will really make a huge impact and make you feel like you’ve remodeled the entire kitchen from floor to ceiling.
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Choosing the Right Kitchen Cabinet Molding for Your Style

Molding for kitchen cabinets is a great way to close gaps between the top of cabinets and the ceiling, create an upscale look, or polish off the look of staggered cabinets. But which type of molding suits your style and helps accomplish the look you’re going for in your kitchen? Check out this guide to help you decide!
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Why Does Wood Grade Matter When Selecting Kitchen Cabinets?

Wood changes with age, and the less uniform the wood is, the more change you will see over time. For example, the heartwood of cherry ages much differently than the sapwood, creating obvious differences in color as time goes on. Uniformity is a characteristic of a higher grade of hardwood. Learn more about the importance of wood grade when selecting new cabinets.
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Identifying the Quality and Grade of Granite

Granite is a popular choice for residential kitchens, and for good reason! But with so many different choices, how can you be sure you’re picking the right one? We’ve highlighted some of the different attributes that affect the grade of granite so you can easily spot the quality of a slab when you’re on the hunt for the perfect countertop!
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Solutions for Optimizing Blind Corner Cabinet Space

You know that corner cabinet that feels like a black hole of old canned goods and odds and ends? That’s a blind corner, and the good news is that the team at American Wood Reface is able to help you get the most out of it using innovative solutions and high quality cabinet refacing. Take a look at our tip on transforming your blind corner cabinet.
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Choosing the Best Type of Kitchen Range

Whether you’re going for a complete kitchen transformation or picking and choosing the most important elements to change up, your appliances make a huge impact on the style and functionality of your kitchen. We’re giving you the rundown of the different types of kitchen ranges you can choose from—and how your cabinets and countertops come into play with your choice.
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